Dhammapada

Piyavagga ⧸ Gāthā 211

Tasmā piyaṃ na kayirātha piyāpāyo hi pāpako
Ganthā tesaṃ na vijjanti yesaṃ natthi piyāppiyaṃ

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Pleasure ⧸ Verse 211

Therefore, one should hold nothing dear; separation from the loved ones is painful; there are no fetters for those who do not love or hate.
English translation by Daw Mya Tin. Edited by Editorial Committee, Burma Tipitaka Association Rangoon, Burma, 1986. For free distribution only, as a gift of dhamma.

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